Production Team Leader- First Shift

Independence Premium Foods
Independence, IA
From $55,000 a year - Full-time

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  • From $55,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends as needed


Independence, IA

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Manufacturing Team Leader to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, a solid understanding of manufacturing processes, and a passion for driving operational excellence.


- Lead and motivate a team of manufacturing operators to meet production targets and quality standards.

- Coordinate and prioritize workflow to ensure efficient operation of the manufacturing process.

- Monitor and analyze production metrics to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as needed.

- Train new team members on standard operating procedures and ensure adherence to safety protocols.

- Foster a culture of continuous improvement by encouraging team members to identify and implement process enhancements.

- Challenge the status quo to level up the team and the process.

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve production issues and optimize manufacturing processes.

- Maintain a clean and organized work environment in compliance with regulatory requirements.

- Approve time and attendance for accuracy.

- Ability to adapt to changing situations and direction.


- High School Diploma or equivalent.

- Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

- Proven experience in a manufacturing environment in a leadership role.

- Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members.

- In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and quality control standards.

- Proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making, with a focus on driving results.

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

- Experience with Lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies is preferred.

- Flexibility to work occasional weekends as needed.


- Competitive salary and benefits package.

- Collaborative and supportive work environment.

- Meaningful work contributing to the success of a leading company in the manufacturing industry.

Join our team and be part of a company that is shaping the future of Independence Premium Foods. Apply now to take the next step in your career as a Manufacturing Team Leader with IPF!

*Starting salary will depend on level of experience*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $55,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to Relocate:

  • Independence, IA: Relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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